Fantastic find! How it made its way north is a mystery we shall most likely never know. My great great grandfather was a Confederate Private ( 6th Florida Infantry) that was captured at Missionary Ridge in November 1863. He was in several POW camps till he was eventually transported to the...
I might have missed it somewhere but is there a thread on Lake Mead and/or Lake Powell? I see news on barrels with bodies, slot machines, boats and airplanes.......anything of note from our T'Net brethren?
If there is a thread please point me in the right direction.
Not dug but found in an old shed with early train/railroad related items. It's hinged and cast meta. Looks like it was mounted or hung on a vertical surface. Patent dates March 12, 1863 - Sep 21, 1869. Ideas on age or origin?
Looks to me like an ashtray, but I hate to go assumptions.
I found this at an old church site. Very thin and slightly concave on one side. It has two holes in the center. Seems like I’ve seen something like this here before. It almost seems too thin to be a button.
Nice work! I'm a believer that those close by detecting spots are some of the best. The more you know an area the more effective you can search it. That iron is great at hiding the good stuff....we've all missed some nice finds because of it. Great job!